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    tyres are a bit tooo large to fit under corrado i think 215/45

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    RC's really suit a Rado, are those calipers gonna fit behind them though!

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    Quote Originally Posted by BILLCOR View Post
    RC's really suit a Rado, are those calipers gonna fit behind them though!
    they're 17's so they'd better!

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    Quote Originally Posted by culshaw View Post
    they're 17's so they'd better!
    Depends on the caliper, I had a 4 pot Brembo set up with 323 discs, needed 8mm spacers on the RCs
    The 45 profile on the tyres will send your speedo out, better with 205 40's

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    i have 323 discs, time will tell. A job i'm saving for winter when i've had a summer out of it.

    Thx for the tip on the tyres 205/40 is the plan

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    So when I bought the car I had a broken broken bonnet cable, broken in 3 ****ing places. Broken at the handle (the S had snapped). Broken on the spring clip (hence the search and group buy). Broken on the nylon trumpet.

    On lunch today I stripped out the old bonnet cable and retain one of the original sheathings (the other had gone walkies too). Threaded it through the bulkhead and put it all back together with the metal trumpets from VW heritage. (top tip, if you have the first sheathing that sits along the rim you can use the metal trumpets from heritage without a screw)

    Had a nervous moment putting the bonnet retaining spring back in place and wrapped the puller in string to make sure it worked, and POP! Pops like a dream. Super productive couple of days.

    Then to the sour point.

    BILCOR informed me to my delight that my calipers might not sit in the wheel correctly and might need spacers. Turns out they do. Here we are for a look.


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    Sorry chap, there's not a huge amount of room behind RC's and better knowing before you try and fit it all, worse still if you were paying someone to do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BILLCOR View Post
    Sorry chap, there's not a huge amount of room behind RC's and better knowing before you try and fit it all, worse still if you were paying someone to do it.
    No problem! Thanks for the advice, I wasn't planning on running spacers, but I will do now. Hoping to only have run 10mm but also that's a bit optimistic!

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    In the end I got rid of the RC's for a set of OZ rims 17x8's those just cleared without the spacers
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